Holy Land Trip for Spring 2017
THE HOLY LAND: Your trip to the Holy Land will be an unforgettable and spiritually rewarding journey! Visit and venerate Christendom’s most sacred sites. See where Jesus spent most of his life and performed the many miracles you have read about in the Bible. Visit the cities of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Capernaum, and Tiberias! Pray in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Church of St Anne, the Russian Monastery of St. Mary Magdelene, the Pool of Bethesda, the Tomb of the Virgin Mary, the Prison of Christ (Praitorion), and The Church of the Holy Apostles and the Church of the Transfiguration on Mt. Tabor. Take the cable car up to the Mount of Temptation Monastery and see the rock that Jesus actually prayed by. Visit the Church of the Nativity and touch the spot where Christ was born! Additional sites you will see are the Church of Tabgha (the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes), Cana of Galilee, the Church of the Annunciation, the Garden of Agony, the Monastery of St. Gerasimos Iordanitis, the Church of St. Elisseos and the Tree of Zacchaeus. Take a boat-ride on the Sea of Galilee and experience a spiritual baptism in the River Jordan. Enjoy a private audience with Patriarch Theophilos III (subject to his availability) and attend midnight Liturgy at the Holy Sepulchre.
Visit the Christian Palestinian village of Taybeh in the West Bank, the only Christian town left in Israel and Palestine, where Our Lord took refuge just before His crucifixion.
Led by Reverend Father Stephen Karcher April 25-May 03 2017: 9 Days / 7 Nights
RATE: Per person double occupancy $2810* & Single occupancy $3470*
*Rates include the air/fuel tax of approximately $700 which is not guaranteed until ticketing one month prior to departure. Rate above reflect a 4% check discount which does not apply if payment is made any other way.
Deposit of $500 due by November 30, 2016 or late booking fee of $50 per person will apply
YOUR TOUR WILL INCLUDE:
*Round trip transatlantic international air Reno. / SFO / Tel Aviv / SFO /Reno on United Airlines
*First class hotel accommodations: Two nights in Tiberias and five nights in Jerusalem
*All hotel tax, service fees, daily breakfast & dinner
*6 days of private sightseeing in air-conditioned motor coach with English speaking guide specializing in the
Orthodox sites (subject to confirmation). Entrance fees included as per itinerary.
*Private audience with the His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem and mid-night Liturgy at Church
of the Holy Sepulcher (subject to confirmation)
*All private arrival and departure transfers with English-speaking escort
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